Congress, Allies “Insulted” Lok Sabha Speaker, Rajya Sabha Chairman: BJP

New Delhi,18 Dec (PTI): The BJP on Monday accused the Congress and its allies of "insulting" the Lok Sabha speaker and Rajya Sabha chairperson...

Cong pushing Rohingyas into U’khand hills: Shah

Dehradun, Feb 12 (PTI) Accusing the Congress of resorting to the "politics of appeasement", Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the party...

Solar mission Aditya-L1 will reach destination on January 6: ISRO chairman

Ahmedabad, 23 Dec: India’s maiden solar mission Aditya-L1 will reach its destination, the Lagrangian point (L1) which is located 1.5 million km from the...

Over 1,000 defence companies to participate in DefExpo next month

New Delhi, Feb 16 (PTI): Over 1,000 companies, including more than 100 global firms, are expected to participate in the 12th edition of the...

India gets law to appoint CEC, ECs

NEW DELHI, 31 Dec: A legislation on the appointment of Election Commission members was the biggest highlight of 2023 for the union law ministry,...

India sends first shipment of wheat to Afghanistan via Pakistan

New Delhi, 22 Feb: India on Tuesday sent the first shipment of 2,500 tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan via Pakistani land route, over four...

Women’s reservation law: SC refuses to entertain plea by advocate

NEW DELHI, 12 Jan: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea filed by an advocate seeking urgent and time-bound implementation of...

European Council president speaks to PM Modi; condoles death of Indian in Ukraine

New Delhi, Mar 1 (PTI) President of the European Council Charles Michel on Tuesday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and conveyed his condolences...

Meiteis-Kukis – A divide like no other in Manipur

In the pitch darkness of a quiet night, our bus was stopped by a couple of men who got in, took a quick look, ensured there...

Indian startups disrupting the world, says NITI Aayog CEO

New Delhi, 21 Mar (PTI): Indian start-ups are disrupting the world and women-based entrepreneurship is one of the vehicles for realising a more equal...

Gadkari proposes use of non-functional coal mines in Vidarbha for coal gasification projects

Nagpur, 28 Jan: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said those coal mines in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region and WCL areas which are economically not...

India successfully test-fires two MRSAMs off Odisha coast

NEW DELHI, 27 Mar: India on Sunday successfully test-fired two Indian Army-version Medium Range Surface to Air Missiles (MRSAMs) from the Integrated Test Range...

Bill to tackle exam malpractices introduced in LS

NEW DELHI, 5 Feb: A bill which seeks to deal sternly with malpractices and irregularities in competitive examinations, with provisions for a maximum jail...

Centre releases Rs 2,94,718 crore to FCI, states as food subsidy last fiscal

New Delhi, Apr 13 (PTI): The Centre has released Rs 2,94,718 crore towards food subsidy during the last fiscal to Food Corporation of India...

Weakening El Nino conditions raise hopes of ‘bountiful monsoon’ in India

NEW DELHI, 11 Feb: After delivering a warm 2023, El Nino conditions are set to dissipate by June this year, raising hopes of "bountiful...

9 arrested in connection with Jahangirpuri clashes

New Delhi, Apr 17 (PTI) Nine people have been arrested in connection with the violence during a Hanuman Jayanti procession in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri,...

58 arrested across UP for impersonation, cheating in constable recruitment exam

Lucknow, 17 Feb: Fifty-eight people were arrested across Uttar Pradesh in the last two days for impersonating candidates in the police constable recruitment examination...

Maharashtra: Gadkari announces expressway project worth Rs 10,000 cr between Aurangabad & Pune

AURANGABAD, 24 Apr (PTI): Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said an access- controlled expressway will be constructed between Aurangabad...

Latest NSSO consumer survey indicates poverty down to 5 per cent: NITI Aayog CEO

New Delhi, 25 Feb: The latest consumer expenditure survey indicates that poverty has come down to five per cent in the country and people...

In the quest for development, we have harmed nature beyond repair: VP Naidu

Chandigarh, 7 May: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday rued that humans, in their quest for development, had harmed nature "beyond repair" and...